WHAT ARE THE KEY POLICY BENEFITS?

Early intervention helps to:

    – promote a speedy recovery

    – reduce the absence period and overall sickness costs

    – reduce the likelihood of long-term absence

    – reduce the likelihood of injury recurrence

    – increase the likelihood of a full recovery

 Prevents loss of skilled and valued staff

 Avoids unnecessary recruitment and training costs

 Prevents psychological issues caused by long-term absence

 Suspect absenteeism may be reduced due to independent assessment

 Employees feel valued

 Potential to control employer’s liability premiums and claims

 Established process and good practice for managing absence

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